In less than three years, Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Gordon and his team of instructors believe they have delivered a message to 1,000 young drivers through a free safe driving course.
That message is that driving is a responsibility - not a right or privilege - that carries very grown-up consequences.
The program - Driving Responsibly Includes Vehicle Education - is designed for drivers age 15 to their early 20s. Parents are also invited.
The next class is 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office training room in Minden.
Gordon, who re-introduced the class following a fatal …